As an ISEP student, you can build your own program by choosing your courses from a variety of fields. Use the notes for course searching to help you find which courses are available.

TU Dortmund University integrates natural and engineering sciences, business and economics, social sciences, humanities and teacher training, excellent German as a Foreign Language for exchange students at all levels, and offers strong and innovative programs in all the major divisions. 

TU Dortmund University is one of the few German universities offering degree programs in statistics, journalism and mathematics for business and economics. The degree program in spatial planning has become one of the largest training centers of its kind in Europe, and the Dortmund Model for the Building Sciences links the often disparate fields of architecture and civil engineering. Particularly recommended for ISEP participants is a special program enabling them to combine language and culture courses with academic work in their major and minor subjects. 

The Department of English and American Studies has developed courses in comparative culture in which students from Germany and English-speaking countries learn together in intercultural classrooms. Students from anywhere in the world are welcome to attend.

TU Dortmund University also offers independent study opportunities and participation in research projects in students’ special areas of interest and expertise.

Highlights for ISEP Students

- 4-week intensive German language course prior to each semester (March / September) - free of charge for exchange students

- German language courses for all levels also available free of charge during the semester

- Dortmund Doubles Program (you will be teamed up with German students who will help you become part of campus and city life)

- High level of support by the academic advisors and the staff of the International Office

- Special Needs - no Problem!

- You may explore the Ruhr Area, Germany's largest - and greenest - metropolitan area, historical cities like Cologne and Münster

- Your enrollment includes the "NRW ticket", a ticket that gives you free access to trains in the entire state of North Rhine-Westphalia

- You can participate in a number of activities in and around Dortmund such as a visit to Germany's largest soccer stadium or the impressive Art Nouveau coal mine at Zeche Zollern

- You may even cross-register for courses at the Ruhr University Bochum or the University of Duisburg-Essen, both easy to reach by train

- You may have the chance to participate in an internship in addition to your studies

You will be well taken care of!

 

HOUSING

Students live in single rooms in dormitories run by Studierendenwerk Dortmund. Rooms may be in shared flats or single apartments. Rent paid by TU Dortmund. Students will apply for housing through the TU Dortmund International Office.

 

MEALS

Students will be issued a monthly meal stipend. Accomodations include cooking facilities.

Program Website

Course Description

Researching courses in English on a German university homepage can sometimes be difficult and confusing. Use the ISEP Guide to Course Selection to learn more about navigating a German website, finding courses in both English and German, and some translations of common words and major fields of study.

Since the course catalgue will not be online until shortly before the semester starts, please use the course catalogue from the previous semester.

 

Semester Names - Please note the following term names when looking for courses at TU Dortmund:

ISEP Spring Semester = Dortmund Sommersemester (SoSe)

ISEP Winter Semester = Dortmund Wintersemester (WiSe)

Website for Course Availability

ISEP STUDENT ADVISOR Rebecca Secula 703-504-9966 | rsecula@isep.org Thanks for your interest in ISEP Study Abroad! I’m your Student Advisor and main point of contact here at ISEP. As you search for programs, I'll be available to answer any questions you might have. Feel free to contact me at any point in your search process for help, tips or advice.

Academics

Undergraduate
(in English)

*This program is OK for Sophomores

Fields of Study

  • Architecture:

    Landscape Architecture Urban Planning

  • Area Studies:

    European Studies German Studies Multicultural and Diversity Studies Native American Studies Regional Studies (U.S., Canada, Foreign) United States Studies Western European Studies Women’s Studies

  • Biology:

    Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Biophysics

  • Business:

    Accounting Business Management Business Statistics Economics Entrepreneurship Finance International Business/Trade/Commerce Marketing

  • Communication:

    Journalism Radio and Television

  • Computer and Information Sciences:

    Artificial Intelligence Computer and IT Support Services Computer Applications Programming Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications Informatics Modeling, Virtual Environments and Simulation Web Page/Multimedia Design

  • Education:

    Adult and Continuing Education Early Childhood Education Educational Leadership and Administration Educational/Instructional Technology Elementary Education Health Teacher Education Physical Education Teaching and Coaching Reading Teacher Education Secondary Education Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education Special Education Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language Teaching Individuals with Hearing Impairments Including Deafness Teaching Individuals with Mental Retardation

  • Engineering: Recommended!

    Automotive Engineering Technology Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering Chemical Engineering Civil Engineering Computer Engineering Computer Software Engineering Electrical and Electronics Engineering Environmental Engineering Industrial Engineering Manufacturing Engineering Mechanical Engineering Nanotechnology Robotics, and Automation Engineering Systems Engineering Textile Sciences and Engineering

  • English Language and Literature: Recommended!

    American Literature (United States) English Literature (British and Commonwealth) General Literature Professional/Technical Writing Rhetoric and Composition Writing

  • Foreign Languages and Literatures:

    Comparative Literature German Language and Literature Interpretation and Translation Linguistics

  • Health Sciences:

    Gerontology Rehabilitation Science

  • History:

    American History (United States) European History Holocaust and Related Studies Medieval and Renaissance Studies

  • Human Services

    Social Work

  • International/Global Studies

    International Relations and Affairs

  • Language and Culture

  • Liberal Arts and Sciences

    Humanities

  • Mathematics

    Statistics

  • Natural Resources/Conservation

    Sustainability Studies

  • Philosophy and Religious Studies: Recommended!

    Biblical Studies Christian Studies Ethics Philosophy Religious Studies Theological Studies

  • Physical Sciences:

    Chemistry Physics Theoretical and Mathematical Physics

  • Psychology:

    Behavioral Sciences Educational Psychology

  • Social Sciences:

    Political Science and Government Sociology Work and Family Studies

  • Sports Studies

    Sports Studies

Academic Requirements

  • LPR Required
  • LPR not required for the following countries: United Kingdom United States
  • LPR accepted as alternate to TOEFL or IELTS
  • LPR Writing Score: B2 - Intermediate High-Advanced
  • LPR Reading Score: B2 - Intermediate High-Advanced
  • LPR Listening Score: B2 - Intermediate High-Advanced
  • LPR Speaking Score: B2 - Intermediate High-Advanced
LPR = ISEP Language Proficiency Report

Special Application Instructions

Students are required to write a motivation letter (one page) that includes courses the applicant is interested in and the other goals connected to the semester or year abroad. TU Dortmund University can then help in the preparation of the planned stay in Dortmund.

Please upload the motivation letter under the "additional documents" section of your ISEP application.

Following acceptance, students are required to submit an online application required by TU Dortmund University. Instructions will be sent by the ISEP Host Coordinator by email.

Special Needs Support

  • Mental Health
  • Mobility
  • Hearing
  • Visual
  • Speech
  • Learning

Undergraduate
(in German)

*This program is OK for Sophomores

Fields of Study

  • Architecture: Recommended!

    Environmental Design/Architecture Landscape Architecture Urban Planning

  • Area Studies:

    European Studies German Studies Multicultural and Diversity Studies Native American Studies Regional Studies (U.S., Canada, Foreign) United States Studies Western European Studies Women’s Studies

  • Biology:

    Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Biophysics

  • Business:

    Accounting Business Management Business Statistics Economics Entrepreneurship Finance International Business/Trade/Commerce Marketing

  • Communication:

    Journalism Radio and Television

  • Computer and Information Sciences: Recommended!

    Artificial Intelligence Computer and IT Support Services Computer Applications Programming Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications Informatics Modeling, Virtual Environments and Simulation Web Page/Multimedia Design

  • Education: Recommended!

    Adult and Continuing Education Early Childhood Education Educational Leadership and Administration Educational/Instructional Technology Elementary Education Health Teacher Education Reading Teacher Education Secondary Education Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education Special Education Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language Teaching Individuals with Hearing Impairments Including Deafness Teaching Individuals with Mental Retardation Urban Education and Leadership

  • Engineering: Recommended!

    Automotive Engineering Technology Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering Chemical Engineering Civil Engineering Computer Engineering Computer Software Engineering Electrical and Electronics Engineering Environmental Engineering Industrial Engineering Manufacturing Engineering Mechanical Engineering Nanotechnology Robotics, and Automation Engineering Systems Engineering Textile Sciences and Engineering

  • English Language and Literature: Recommended!

    American Literature (United States) English Literature (British and Commonwealth) General Literature Professional/Technical Writing Rhetoric and Composition Writing

  • Foreign Languages and Literatures:

    Comparative Literature German Language and Literature Interpretation and Translation Linguistics

  • Health Sciences:

    Gerontology Rehabilitation Science

  • History:

    American History (United States) European History Holocaust and Related Studies Medieval and Renaissance Studies

  • Human Services

    Social Work

  • International/Global Studies

    International Relations and Affairs

  • Language and Culture

  • Liberal Arts and Sciences

    Humanities

  • Mathematics

    Statistics

  • Natural Resources/Conservation

    Sustainability Studies

  • Philosophy and Religious Studies: Recommended!

    Biblical Studies Christian Studies Ethics Philosophy Religious Studies Theological Studies

  • Physical Sciences:

    Chemistry Physics Theoretical and Mathematical Physics

  • Psychology:

    Behavioral Sciences Educational Psychology

  • Social Sciences:

    Political Science and Government Urban Studies Work and Family Studies

  • Sports Studies

    Sports Studies

  • Visual and Performing Arts:

    Art History Art Studies Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management Fashion/Apparel Design Fiber, Textile and Weaving Arts Film Studies Industrial and Product Design Jazz Studies Music Pedagogy Music Performance Music Theory and Composition Musicology and Ethnomusicology Painting Photography Printmaking Sculpture Voice and Opera

Academic Requirements

  • U.S. GPA: 2.75 or higher
  • LPR Required
  • LPR Writing Score: B1 - Intermediate High
  • LPR Reading Score: B1 - Intermediate High
  • LPR Listening Score: B1 - Intermediate High
  • LPR Speaking Score: B1 - Intermediate High
LPR = ISEP Language Proficiency Report

Special Application Instructions

Students are required to write a motivation letter (one page) that includes courses the applicant is interested in and the other goals connected to the semester or year abroad. TU Dortmund University can then help in the preparation of the planned stay in Dortmund.

Please upload the motivation letter under the "additional documents" section of your ISEP application.

Following acceptance, students are required to submit an online application required by TU Dortmund University. Instructions will be sent by the ISEP Host Coordinator by email.

Special Needs Support

  • Mental Health
  • Mobility
  • Hearing
  • Visual
  • Speech
  • Learning

Graduate
(in English)

Fields of Study

  • Architecture:

    Landscape Architecture Urban Planning

  • Area Studies:

    European Studies German Studies Multicultural and Diversity Studies Native American Studies Regional Studies (U.S., Canada, Foreign) United States Studies Western European Studies Women’s Studies

  • Biology:

    Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Biophysics

  • Business:

    Accounting Business Management Business Statistics Economics Entrepreneurship Finance International Business/Trade/Commerce Marketing

  • Communication:

    Journalism Radio and Television

  • Computer and Information Sciences:

    Artificial Intelligence Computer and IT Support Services Computer Applications Programming Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications Informatics Modeling, Virtual Environments and Simulation Web Page/Multimedia Design

  • Education:

    Adult and Continuing Education Early Childhood Education Educational Leadership and Administration Educational/Instructional Technology Elementary Education Health Teacher Education Physical Education Teaching and Coaching Reading Teacher Education Secondary Education Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education Special Education Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language Teaching Individuals with Hearing Impairments Including Deafness Teaching Individuals with Mental Retardation

  • Engineering: Recommended!

    Automotive Engineering Technology Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering Chemical Engineering Civil Engineering Computer Engineering Computer Software Engineering Electrical and Electronics Engineering Environmental Engineering Industrial Engineering Manufacturing Engineering Mechanical Engineering Nanotechnology Robotics, and Automation Engineering Systems Engineering Textile Sciences and Engineering

  • English Language and Literature: Recommended!

    American Literature (United States) English Literature (British and Commonwealth) General Literature Professional/Technical Writing Rhetoric and Composition Writing

  • Foreign Languages and Literatures:

    Comparative Literature German Language and Literature Interpretation and Translation Linguistics

  • Health Sciences:

    Gerontology Rehabilitation Science

  • History:

    American History (United States) European History Holocaust and Related Studies Medieval and Renaissance Studies

  • Human Services

    Social Work

  • International/Global Studies

    International Relations and Affairs

  • Language and Culture

  • Liberal Arts and Sciences

    Humanities

  • Mathematics

    Statistics

  • Natural Resources/Conservation

    Sustainability Studies

  • Philosophy and Religious Studies: Recommended!

    Biblical Studies Christian Studies Ethics Philosophy Religious Studies Theological Studies

  • Physical Sciences:

    Chemistry Physics Theoretical and Mathematical Physics

  • Psychology:

    Behavioral Sciences Educational Psychology

  • Social Sciences:

    Political Science and Government Sociology Work and Family Studies

  • Sports Studies

    Sports Studies

  • Visual and Performing Arts:

    Art History Art Studies Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management Fashion/Apparel Design Fiber, Textile and Weaving Arts Film Studies Industrial and Product Design Jazz Studies Music Pedagogy Music Performance Music Theory and Composition Musicology and Ethnomusicology Painting Photography Printmaking Sculpture Voice and Opera

Academic Requirements

  • LPR Required
  • LPR not required for the following countries: United Kingdom United States
  • LPR accepted as alternate to TOEFL or IELTS
  • LPR Writing Score: B2 - Intermediate High-Advanced
  • LPR Reading Score: B2 - Intermediate High-Advanced
  • LPR Listening Score: B2 - Intermediate High-Advanced
  • LPR Speaking Score: B2 - Intermediate High-Advanced
LPR = ISEP Language Proficiency Report

Special Application Instructions

Students are required to write a motivation letter (one page) that includes courses the applicant is interested in and the other goals connected to the semester or year abroad. TU Dortmund University can then help in the preparation of the planned stay in Dortmund.

Please upload the motivation letter under the "additional documents" section of your ISEP application.

Following acceptance, students are required to submit an online application required by TU Dortmund University. Instructions will be sent by the ISEP Host Coordinator by email.

Special Needs Support

  • Mental Health
  • Mobility
  • Hearing
  • Visual
  • Speech
  • Learning

Graduate
(in German)

Fields of Study

  • Architecture:

    Landscape Architecture Urban Planning

  • Area Studies:

    European Studies German Studies Multicultural and Diversity Studies Native American Studies Regional Studies (U.S., Canada, Foreign) United States Studies Western European Studies Women’s Studies

  • Biology:

    Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Biophysics

  • Business:

    Accounting Business Management Business Statistics Economics Entrepreneurship Finance International Business/Trade/Commerce Marketing

  • Communication:

    Journalism Radio and Television

  • Computer and Information Sciences: Recommended!

    Artificial Intelligence Computer and IT Support Services Computer Applications Programming Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications Informatics Modeling, Virtual Environments and Simulation Web Page/Multimedia Design

  • Education: Recommended!

    Adult and Continuing Education Early Childhood Education Educational Leadership and Administration Educational/Instructional Technology Elementary Education Health Teacher Education Physical Education Teaching and Coaching Reading Teacher Education Secondary Education Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education Special Education Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language Teaching Individuals with Hearing Impairments Including Deafness Teaching Individuals with Mental Retardation

  • Engineering: Recommended!

    Automotive Engineering Technology Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering Chemical Engineering Civil Engineering Computer Engineering Computer Software Engineering Electrical and Electronics Engineering Industrial Engineering Manufacturing Engineering Mechanical Engineering Nanotechnology Robotics, and Automation Engineering Systems Engineering Textile Sciences and Engineering

  • English Language and Literature: Recommended!

    American Literature (United States) English Literature (British and Commonwealth) General Literature Professional/Technical Writing Rhetoric and Composition Writing

  • Foreign Languages and Literatures:

    Comparative Literature German Language and Literature Interpretation and Translation Linguistics

  • Health Sciences:

    Gerontology Rehabilitation Science

  • History:

    American History (United States) European History Holocaust and Related Studies Medieval and Renaissance Studies

  • Human Services

    Social Work

  • International/Global Studies

    International Relations and Affairs

  • Language and Culture

  • Liberal Arts and Sciences

    Humanities

  • Mathematics

    Statistics

  • Natural Resources/Conservation

    Sustainability Studies

  • Philosophy and Religious Studies: Recommended!

    Biblical Studies Christian Studies Ethics Philosophy Religious Studies Theological Studies

  • Physical Sciences:

    Chemistry Physics Theoretical and Mathematical Physics

  • Psychology:

    Behavioral Sciences Educational Psychology

  • Social Sciences:

    Political Science and Government Sociology Work and Family Studies

  • Sports Studies

    Sports Studies

  • Visual and Performing Arts:

    Art History Art Studies Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management Fashion/Apparel Design Fiber, Textile and Weaving Arts Film Studies Industrial and Product Design Jazz Studies Music Pedagogy Music Performance Music Theory and Composition Musicology and Ethnomusicology Painting Photography Printmaking Sculpture Voice and Opera

Academic Requirements

  • LPR Writing Score: B1 - Intermediate High
  • LPR Reading Score: B1 - Intermediate High
  • LPR Listening Score: B1 - Intermediate High
  • LPR Speaking Score: B1 - Intermediate High

Special Application Instructions

Students are required to write a motivation letter (one page) that includes courses the applicant is interested in and the other goals connected to the semester or year abroad. TU Dortmund University can then help in the preparation of the planned stay in Dortmund.

Please upload the motivation letter under the "additional documents" section of your ISEP application.

Following acceptance, students are required to submit an online application required by TU Dortmund University. Instructions will be sent by the ISEP Host Coordinator by email.

Special Needs Support

  • Mental Health
  • Mobility
  • Hearing
  • Visual
  • Speech
  • Learning

Other Academic Conditions

The primary language of instruction is German, although a broad spectrum of courses is also offered in English. Students are asked to check in with the International Office at TU Dortmund University with regard to their specific areas of interest.

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